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Old 07-29-2005, 08:16 PM   #1
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SeaClone breakthrough?

I know some of you have problems with your seaclones and the gang valve not putting enough air in , and this results in microbubbles in the tank. I think i may have a mod that can fix this problem. I wondered, instead of the venturi having to suck air, why not inject it with control. So i am going to fix an air pump with an inline gang valve that will allow the air to actually affect the water flow. whadya think? I tried by blowing in the airline at the approximate airflow of an airpump and i got surprising results, so i m going to try it.

30 gallon SW tank;EHEIM ECCO 2235 Canister Filter w/Miracle-Working Chemi-Pure
TetraTec UV1 UV Sterilizer;Rio 50 Powerhead ;130w PC lighting;33 Lbs. of Tonga Branch LR;Nature's Ocean Live Sand (the bagged stuff)
Livestock:2-Ocellaris Clownfish;9-Scarlet Reef Hermit Crabs;1-Regal Tang;Zoanthids, Pineapple Brain coral, Sebae Anemone, Colt Coral, Galaxea
Tank Specs as of December 29, 2005:Ammonia:0;Nitrite: 0;Nitrate=0;Cu:0
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SG: 1.028;Temp: 79-84 degrees F (Adjusts throughout the day)
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Old 07-30-2005, 12:33 PM   #2
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I just threw my seaclone away

No matter what I tried, it never skimmed anything, and the brutal part is I paid $100 for it because it was before I discovered this site. Good luck with yours....if you can figure it out before the trash man comes, maybe I'll dig mine out....ha

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Old 07-30-2005, 07:46 PM   #3
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I have one and I ran an airstone in it and it skims like crazy now. I am actually quite impressed as it takes out about a half cup a day and the skimmate is pretty dark too.
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